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Emma's War - Love, Betrayal and Death in the Sudan
Emma's War - Love, Betrayal and Death in the Sudan
Scroggins, Deborah
This is the story of aid worker Emma McCune. Beautiful, compassionate, driven in her work, she was famous throughout eastern Africa and the aid community for going about her work in a mini-skirt. Initially a Princess Diana, she became a Lady Macbeth after marrying one of the local warlords, who was deeply enmeshed in both rebellion and murder. Her eventual death in a road accident commanded a full-page in the Independent, and the fascination of her story continues. It is a mixture of Romeo and Juliet and Heart of Darkness, with a large helping of Graham Greene; a story about love and lust and power and corruption and revolution...
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